Glaucoma NZ launches CPD Programme

29 June 2022

Glaucoma NZ has launched a professional education programme for optometrists to further their understanding of glaucoma and its clinical management.

The ODOB accredited online program gives optometrists an opportunity to earn 12 CPD and 2 GPR credits as part of their ongoing professional registration requirements and focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma.

The programme was compiled and prepared by Professor Helen Danesh-Meyer and Dr Hannah Kersten and features:

  • 4 cases with reading included (8 CD pts)
  • Interactive disc grading (4 CD pts)
  • A peer-review session facilitated by a glaucoma specialist, ophthalmologist (2 GPR pts – optional)

Specsavers optometrists who tested the programme out already have praised the course, calling it “clinically relevant” and ‘absolutely excellent.”

Enrollments close on 31 October 2022 and costs $285 inc GST. By registering for the programme, you are also making a difference in the lives of your glaucoma patients who receive information and support from Glaucoma NZ.